GM defends Volt while critics say it’s not a real electric car

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October 11, 2010

…The Volt’s emissions are more important than what people call it, said Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, an environmental lobbying group in Washington.

“I don’t think purity is the issue,” Becker said. “What comes out of the tailpipe is the issue. If it’s a little, it’s green. If it’s a lot, it’s not.”…

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